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  • Angus all aglow
    Author: Smith, Heather ; Down, Christian
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    Angus loves sparkly things, so much so that he can hear them. To Angus, shiny objects not only look beautiful; they also crackle, buzz and go whiz-bang-POP! His unique ability is lost, however, when Angus wears his grandma's beaded...

  • Harry's hiccups
    Author: Little, Jean ; Down, Christian
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    Harry tries and tries to get rid of his hiccups. He tries drinking a glass of water upside down, he tries putting an ice-cold key down his back, he gleefully tries eating a spoonful of sugar. But nothing works! In this charming picture...

  • Channel of peace stranded in Gander on 9/11
    Author: Tuerff, Kevin ; Tuerff, Kevin
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    A fully revised and updated paperback edition featuring over twenty colour photographs. When Kevin Tuerff and his partner boarded their flight from France to New York City on September 11, 2001, they had no idea that a few hours later...

  • A whale's world
    Author: Read, Nicholas ; Down, Christian
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    Whale's World follows a pod of spy-hopping orcas as they explore the ecosystems of the Great Bear Sea while hunting for their next meal. Past rocky shores and through kelp forests, they observe foraging wolves, hungry grizzly bears...

  • Hunting houses
    Author: Britt, Fanny ; Ouriou, Susan ; Morelli, Christelle ; Lewis, Mary
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    Tessa is a thirty-seven-year-old real estate agent living in Montreal. She adores her husband and three young sons, but she's deeply unhappy and questioning the set of choices that have led to her present life. After a surprising...

  • Robert Bateman the boy who painted nature
    Author: Ruurs, Margriet ; Down, Christian
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    Celebrated artist Robert Bateman is renowned internationally for bringing the natural world to life on the canvas. A naturalist and painter from his youth, Robert has for decades used his recognition to shed light on environmental...

  • Liminal
    Author: Tannahill, Jordan ; Vanderham, Jacob
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    At 11:04 a.m. on January 21st, 2017, Jordan opens the door to his mother's bedroom. As his eyes adjust to the half-light, he finds her lying in bed, eyes closed and mouth agape. In that instant he cannot tell whether she is asleep...

  • The Imam of Tawi-Tawi
    Author: Hamilton, Ian ; Kung, Grace Lynn
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    Ava has spent two nights luxuriating in a hotel in Yunnan Province with the actress Pang Fai, with whom she has begun a secret relationship. She receives an urgent phone call from Chang Wang, the right hand to the billionaire Tommy...

  • The lost words
    Author: Macfarlane, Robert ; Morris, Jackie ; Bowman, Edith ; Garvey, Guy ; Matthews, Cerys ; Zephaniah, Benjamin
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    FINALIST, WAINWRIGHT PRIZE. In 2007, when a new edition of the Oxford Junior Dictionary - widely used in schools around the world - was published, a sharp-eyed reader soon noticed that around forty common words concerning nature had...

  • Shrewed a wry and closely observed look at the lives of women and girls
    Author: Renzetti, Elizabeth ; Renzetti, Elizabeth
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    Why are there so few women in politics? Why is public space, whether it's the street or social media, still so inhospitable to women? What does Carrie Fisher have to do with Mary Wollstonecraft? And why is a wedding ceremony Satan...

  • Things are good now
    Author: Ibrahim, Djamila ; Swaby, Meghan
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    Set in East Africa, the Middle East, Canada, and the U.S., Things Are Good Now examines the weight of the migrant experience on the human psyche. In these pages, women, men, and children who've crossed continents in search of a...

  • The hockey sweater and other stories
    Author: Carrier, Roch ; Fischman, Sheila ; Bidini, Dave ; Carrier, Roch
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    The Hockey Sweater, the title story in this 20-story collection, has become an enduring classic: a Quebec boy and Habs fan is shipped a Toronto Maple Leafs sweater by mistake. It encapsulates everything you need to understand French and...

  • Heroes in my head a memoir
    Author: Rebick, Judy ; Rebick, Judy
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    In this riveting memoir, renowned feminist Judy Rebick tells the story of the eleven personalities she developed in order to help her cope with, and survive, childhood sexual abuse. In Heroes in My Head, Rebick chronicles her struggle...

  • Caught
    Author: Moore, Lisa ; Wells, Matt
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    Now a major CBC original television series starring Allan Hawco (Republic of Doyle), Paul Gross (Alias Grace, Hyena Road, Passchendaele), Tori Anderson (Open Heart, No Tomorrow), Eric Johnson (Fifty Shades Darker, The Knick, Smallville...

  • The princeling of Nanjing the Triad years
    Author: Hamilton, Ian ; Kung, Grace Lynn
    Summary:

    Ava is in Shanghai for the launch of the PÖ clothing line. She has invited Xu, and over the course of the glitzy event and a late-night dinner, she detects a certain hesitancy in him. He confides that the Tsai family, headed by Tsai...

  • Authenticity a guide to living in harmony with your true self
    Author: Posen, David, MD, Dr. ; Edison, Matthew
    Summary:

    From Dr. David Posen, the bestselling author of Is Work Killing You? and The Little Book of Stress Relief, comes a book about listening to your body, understanding your mind, and making better choices in your life. For over thirty years...

  • February
    Author: Moore, Lisa ; Lewis, Mary
    Summary:

    Winner of Canada Reads 2013 and longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. In 1982, the oil rig Ocean Ranger sank off the coast of Newfoundland during a Valentine's Day storm. All eighty-four men aboard died. February is the story of...

  • Chicken
    Author: Crosbie, Lynn ; Clarkin, Richard
    Summary:

    Set in disparate parts of Los Angeles, Chicken uproariously, grievously, relates the collision and inevitably ruinous paths of two incendiary figures. One is the once beautiful and famous Parnell Wilde, a maverick actor arrogant in his...

  • The tobacconist
    Author: Seethaler, Robert ; Collins, Charlotte ; Simonian, Rupert
    Summary:

    From The Man Booker International Prize finalist Robert Seethaler comes a tender, heartbreaking story about one young man and his friendship with Sigmund Freud during the Nazi occupation of Vienna. Seventeen-year-old Franz Huchel...

  • Spin politics and marketing in a divided age
    Author: Veroni, Clive ; Veroni, Clive
    Summary:

    In the tradition of Malcolm Gladwell's Outliers and Daniel Kahneman's Thinking Fast and Slow, Clive Veroni's Spin is a fascinating investigation of how the techniques of political strategists are being applied to the...

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